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by Unknown
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eye 73,446
favorite 216
comment 4
Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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movies
eye 12,368
favorite 72
comment 5
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies
eye 8,791
favorite 16
comment 2
Home Movie PA 097836
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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by Weirton Steel Company
movies
eye 36,098
favorite 50
comment 6
Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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movies
eye 5,657
favorite 5
comment 1
Home Movie PA 096025 
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Home Movie PA 096025
Home movie: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
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movies
eye 1,620
favorite 11
comment 0
Home movie: 170004_003: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station
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movies
eye 9,451
favorite 28
comment 5
Home movie shot at the Jerome (Arkansas) Relocation Center, ca. June 1944. Jerome was the last concentration camp for Japanese Americans to open and the first to close; upon its closing, detainees were transported to nearby Rohwer and camps in other states. This Kodachrome film was shot by an unknown cameraperson and found on eBay. Includes shots of camp civilian and military staff, camp buildings, Japanese Americans incarcerated in the camp, a high-school graduation, young people reading the...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Japanese Americans, concentration camps, incarceration, racism, Asian Americans, Arkansas, World...
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movies
eye 6,391
favorite 14
comment 2
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 21,063
favorite 52
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 3,295
favorite 64
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Home movie: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
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by Spielvogel (Bert)
movies
eye 6,255
favorite 17
comment 1
Nighttime action at an outdoor rodeo, shot on a cross-country road trip.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, U.S.: West, Rural America
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movies
eye 3,692
favorite 70
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home movie: 170003_E: 1940s California landscapes with dam construction
Topics: 1940s, California, dams, dam construction, Shasta Dam, Sierra mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead,...
Home movie: 170003: 1940s California road trip, landscapes, agriculture, blimps
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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movies
eye 1,153
favorite 7
comment 0
Home movie: 098168: 1960s Canada family with two boys
Topics: 1960s, Canada, home, family, domestic, Mom, 1960s fashions, boys, cat
Home movie: 170004_001: 1940s Russian River trip and California agriculture
Topics: 1940s, California, Russian River, tourism, Guerneville, wildlife, hunting, road trip, play, humor,...
Home movie: 170004_007: 1940s California family life and taxidermy room
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County family, babies, children, taxidermy room, taxidermy
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movies
eye 1,153
favorite 6
comment 0
Home movie: 170004_002: 1940s California agriculture and Bay Area
Topics: 1940s, California, agriculture, peaches, orchard, harvest, San Francisco, Telegraph Hill, tourism,...
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movies
eye 1,011
favorite 11
comment 0
Home movie: 170003_D: 1940s California peach harvest soft focus
Topics: 1940s, California agriculture, orchards, peaches, peach harvest, soft focus
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movies
eye 1,078
favorite 2
comment 1
Home movie: 010232_001: 1940s Illinois rural life and strike
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1940s, Illinois, World War II, Caterpillar Tractor Protest, farm, rural life, parade, protest,...
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movies
eye 17,099
favorite 135
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170003_apparent_alt: 1940s Northern California landscapes Pitt River to NASA Ames
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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movies
eye 1,087
favorite 4
comment 0
Home movie: 170004_004: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station, dam, reservoir, Lake...
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movies
eye 11,388
favorite 23
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (found on 0164_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_04_00_47_00)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170001_001: California agricultural life and landscapes with shipwreck
Topics: 1940s, California, delta, Bay Area, landscapes, farm family, rural life, agriculture, Sunol water...
Home movie: 170005_001: California and Oregon places with Celilo Falls
Topics: 1940s, California, Visalia, parade, Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River gorge, Crown Point,...
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movies
eye 973
favorite 2
comment 0
Home movie: 170006_001: 1930s Oregon tourism and Calexico
Topics: 1930s, Oregon, Crater Lake, chipmunk, Crooked River, dam construction, Calexico, schools, school...
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movies
eye 173,619
favorite 159
comment 7
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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movies
eye 9,268
favorite 16
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 097823: 1920s, 1930s Havana Cuba with winter hiking
Topics: 1920s, 1930s, Havana, Cuba, city streets, ship lock, canal, forest fire, circus, circus tent...
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movies
eye 941
favorite 3
comment 0
Home movie: 098055b: 1940s Washington, DC home and tourism
Topics: 1940s, brick homes, row housing, Washington, DC, Washington Monument, tomb of the unknown soldier
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movies
eye 195,636
favorite 86
comment 10
Mardi Gras: Parade of Nor.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Celebrations
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movies
eye 1,464
favorite 19
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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movies
eye 31,547
favorite 52
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
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movies
eye 3,259
favorite 54
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies
eye 14,159
favorite 73
comment 2
Kodachrome home movies from San Francisco's Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-40); views along the coast and highways of California and Oregon.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, California: Scenics, Oregon: Scenics
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movies
eye 33,536
favorite 87
comment 15
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This footage is on 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 11,493
favorite 59
comment 4
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 12,629
favorite 50
comment 2
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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by Unknown
movies
eye 10,582
favorite 39
comment 4
Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs, San Francisco Bay Area
Home movie: 010054_001: 1940s Great Lakes recreations and Ohio parade
Topics: 1940s, Great Lakes, family, lakeshore, summer recreation, boating, fishing, civic parade, Ohio,...
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movies
eye 25,171
favorite 22
comment 2
Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 29,518
favorite 98
comment 7
Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
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by Unknown
movies
eye 180,637
favorite 30
comment 7
Two unhappy-looking dogs, sporting an American flag, pull a dog cart and its juvenile cargo.
favoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: Animals: Dogs, Transportation: Dog carts, Children
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movies
eye 11,547
favorite 27
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 7,177
favorite 7
comment 2
Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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movies
eye 2,438
favorite 29
comment 3
Amateur film.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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movies
eye 19,713
favorite 76
comment 8
Kodachrome home movie of a 1950s family's trailer travels to key U.S. tourist destinations.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Travelogues
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movies
eye 7,445
favorite 17
comment 4
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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by Unknown
movies
eye 21,009
favorite 33
comment 5
Century of Progress exhibition; New York City scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: Chicago, 1933-34, New York City
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movies
eye 48,340
favorite 74
comment 2
Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
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movies
eye 6,054
favorite 18
comment 4
Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This is from 0693_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_3_10_00_53_00
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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movies
eye 8,890
favorite 28
comment 3
Scenes shot at the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 010069: 1960s teenagers at a dance with Florida and home
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1960s, Florida, tourism, alligator, swamp tour, beach, family, Christmas, girls, gifts, teenagers,...
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movies
eye 58,787
favorite 125
comment 7
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (partially on 4156_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_6)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
movies
eye 26,988
favorite 20
comment 5
Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
favoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 7,879
favorite 52
comment 3
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 19,554
favorite 66
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 8,766
favorite 8
comment 1
Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 12,697
favorite 30
comment 4
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 15,720
favorite 53
comment 5
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 25,903
favorite 47
comment 5
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 3,227
favorite 32
comment 1
To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies
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movies
eye 1,897
favorite 9
comment 1
Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 17,470
favorite 24
comment 5
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 10,493
favorite 21
comment 3
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 1,325
favorite 13
comment 3
To come.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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by Unknown
movies
eye 9,866
favorite 35
comment 2
Home movie showing travels to key U.S. tourist destinations, mostly by air.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Amateur films, Tourism, Aviation: Commercial
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movies
eye 16,206
favorite 17
comment 2
Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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movies
eye 13,788
favorite 26
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
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by Levy Family
movies
eye 6,777
favorite 20
comment 3
Bethlehem in 1933.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Middle East
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by Unknown
movies
eye 6,209
favorite 8
comment 0
Views of the "World of Tomorrow."
Topic: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40